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Toplines - 2010 South Dakota Governor Race - February 23, 2010

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South Dakota State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted February 23, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

22% Strongly approve
18% Somewhat approve
14% Somewhat disapprove
45% Strongly disapprove
1% Not sure

2* How would you rate the job Mike Rounds has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

22% Strongly approve
49% Somewhat approve
20% Somewhat disapprove
8% Strongly disapprove
2% Not sure

3* 2010 South Dakota Governor’s Race

Dave Knudson (R)

31%

Scott Heidepriem (D)

34%

Some other candidate

13%

Not sure

22%

Dennis Daugaard (R)

41%

Scott Heidepriem (D)

32%

Some other candidate

7%

Not sure

19%

Gordon Howie (R)

29%

Scott Heidepriem (D)

37%

Some other candidate

12%

Not sure

22%

4* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.

Candidate for the SC Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Knudson

5%

27%

17%

4%

47%

Daugaard

19%

26%

18%

4%

33%

Heidepriem

18%

24%

16%

17%

25%

Howie

5%

24%

21%

8%

42%

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence